eric Eric Roe
Executive Director TxEEE, PETEX, HSTC

Dr. Roe is an engineer and educator with a demonstrated history of creating high-performance / high-profile programs and collaborative partnerships to make professional and workforce education relevant for employers and the economy through systemic reforms which align competencies with talent development pathways. At UT Austin, Dr. Roe is a member of the Cockrell School of Engineering’s Leadership Team and responsible for Texas Engineering Executive Education (TxEEE) the college’s continuing and professional education division. Within TxEEE he oversees the executive engineering Master’s degree programs, engineering professional development, Petroleum Extension (PETEX®), the Health & Safety Training Center, conferences, and customized corporate training.

Dr. Roe held various positions in manufacturing, research, technical services, and engineering before joining the education sector. Dr. Roe earned his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of South Florida. He has served as keynote speaker and technical lecturer at regional, national, and international conferences in economic and workforce development, education, and engineering.